Rebecca Morelle | 16 May 2013 | BBC News
Mosquitoes carrying the malaria parasite are more attracted to human body odour than uninfected insects, a study suggests.
Jasson Urbach | 05 Apr 2013 | Health Policy Unit
Substantial stocks of the insecticide DDT on the ocean floor off Los Angeles have all but vanished.
Richard Tren | 05 Mar 2013 | Wall Street Journal
In January, the European Commission advised the EU not to use neonicotinoids, a relatively new class of agricultural insecticides.
Lindsay Brooke-Nottingham | 27 Feb 2013 | Futurity.org
Disabling a unique signalling protein puts the brakes on the life cycle of the malaria parasite, a new study reports.
Jasson Urbach | 15 Jan 2013 | Africa Fighting Malaria
It may be tempting to think that higher temperatures will lead to more mosquitoes and therefore to more malaria...
Roger Bate et al | 14 Jan 2013 | International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
Substandard and falsified drugs are readily available in the private marketplace and probably contribute to anti-tuberculosis drug resistance in low- and middle-income countries. This issue warrants further investigation through large-scale studies of drug quality in all markets.
None | 03 Jan 2013 | Africa Fighting Malaria
In response to peer-reviewed data (here and here) that manufacturers sold substandard medicines, the World Health Organization (WHO) asked the alleged manufacturers to test their own products. Self-regulation is not likely to give an honest answer, and it is astounding that WHO embraces it.
Amir Attaran & Roger Bate | 20 Nov 2012 | New York Times
The world's medicine supply is under attack.
Richard Tren et al | 10 Oct 2012 | British Medical Journal
Despite the progress that has been made in malaria control and treatment, it remains a serious global health problem.1 Several malarial countries, including some that are striving to eliminate the disease, still rely on dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) for vector control.
Kimberly Hess & Roger Bate | 03 Oct 2012 | NY Daily News
The Obama administration is taking it on the chin on foreign policy. The Arab Spring has given way to a violent winter, and with the situation in the Middle East likely to worsen, Gov. Mitt Romney will have plenty of ammunition for the debates, especially the foreign policy showdown on Oct. 22.